Electrolyte Replacer Recipes for Calves

Recipe 1

2 tblspns Glucose
1 dstspn Baking soda
1 heaped tspn common salt
2 ltrs water

Add molasses or caramel flavour to make it more palatable.
Make up a 2 ltr bottle of concentrate and dilute as required.

Recipe 2

2 1/2 t glucose (or sugar)
1 1/4 t Citric acid
3/4 t Potassium Chloride (from the vet)
1t Salt
1/2 t Baking Soda
2.5L warm water
All from bin inn.. except Pot Chl… or the supermarket

Recipe 3

1tsp salt
1tsp baking soda
2 tbls Manuka honey
2 tbls dextrose to one litre warm water

Recipe 4

10g salt
10g sodium bicarb
100g dextrose (you can buy big bags of dextrose from binn inn).

Recipe 5

1tsp Salt
4tbs Glucose
1tbs Baking Soda
Add to 2.5ltrs of WARM WATER.
Mix thoroughly.

Recipe 6

1kg salt 300g potassium chloride
1kg baking soda
10kg glucose
Calf drencher
Combine ingredients
Solution sufficient for 100 doses
Dose = Add 1/2 cup/123gms of electrolyte to 2L of water